Progressive rock

  • Cask: “Life is a Terminal Illness” – totally addictive listening

    A graphic designer, singer, guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter, performer and mastering engineer – Cask J. Thomson aka Cask, was born in Scotland and now lives in Australia. The progressive rock musician recently released his self-produced 14 track album entitled, “Life is a Terminal Illness”. Since the late ’70s, I’ve been...
  • Cortex Complex: “Memoirs of an Apocalypse” – elaborate writing and dynamic performances!

    Cortex Complex is a UK, Brighton based Sci-Fi Progressive Rock virtual band created by P. Chrys with the assistance of various session musicians. Their virtual bio reads as follows: “It’s the year 2177. The world has succumbed to highly evolved artificial intelligence and it’s nearing extinction. Humanity has been...
  • equape: ‘She Is…’ – the presence of sonic depth and intellectual substance

    Quietly under all the Urban and EDM rummage, the standard of contemporary progressive minded rock albums being made keeps reaching new heights with a handful of bands leading the way in their pursuit of artistic excellence. New York outfit equape is a band well and truly ingrained in the...
  • Illusionaut: “Snow Queen” – the essence of creative rock

    Hailing from the landscapes of Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. Illusionaut has been described as space rock with progressive tendencies. Influenced by the likes of Pink Floyd, The Cure, Failure, Jane’s Addiction, Björk, and Mogwai, among others, Illusionaut’s latest album “Snow Queen”, was produced and engineered by Darian Stribling, and...
  • Roger Cole & Paul Barrere: ‘Lost In The Sound’ – a profound air of musical wanderlust

    If you are a Radiohead fan, with a penchant for legends like Pink Floyd and King Crimson, then Roger Cole & Paul Barrere will be an easy band to fall in love with. Thick haunting atmosphere, lots of bleeps and beeps, intense melodies, beautiful vocals and mystery-veiled lyrics, are...
  • Book Of Harmony: complete and thoughtful in every sense

    Kind readers, if you know nothing of Book Of Harmony, start here. Book Of Harmony is a 7-piece NYC based Progressive Rock band who recently released their 14 track self-titled album. As is usually obligatory with this genre, the band displays outstanding technical musicianship, a flawless grasp of form,...
  • Roger Cole & Paul Barrere: “Lost In The Sound” tells it all!

    “Lost In The Sound” tells it all, a provocative, thoughtful, and intellectually, but saddening exploration of a range of problems surrounding the demise of planet earth by way of disrespectful human behavior. The song demonstrates once again Roger Cole & Paul Barrere’s coherence – philosophically and musically, with its...
  • KYROS: ‘Vox Humana’ – creativity, musical talent and sheer passion!

    KYROS (known as Synaesthesia 2012-2015) formed in 2012 in London, England and consists of Adam Warne on lead vocals and keyboards, Joey Frevola and Sam Higgins on guitar, Peter Episcopo on bass guitar and Robin Johnson on drums. The five-piece unit came together after Adam was in need of...
  • HATEBEAN: “FetusInFetu” – verging towards musical theater

    Based on a story by Jason Ellis and Michael Tully, “FetusInFetu” is an album about Dirt Bones: A man fighting a dark secret in a post-apocalyptic world. It is a concept of a set of twins born into one body, but of two different minds. Mixed by Michael Patterson (Puscifer/Nine...